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Ballroom Dance a Boon to MS Patients

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A small study finds ballroom dance — waltz, salsa, foxtrot, and others — may improve function in MS patients. INDIANAPOLIS — Ballroom dancing may help improve function in patients with MS, researchers reported here. In a small study, MS patients who participated in a ballroom dance program — which included waltz, foxtrot, swing, and salsa, […]

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Tips for combating the holiday pounds

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Eat before you go to the holiday party. Have a salad or a small healthy meal before you go. You’ll have some food in your stomach, you won’t eat as much. Try and get in your workout two to three times a week. Try to stay consistent with your training.  Make it an appointment with […]

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Latin Dances

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Cha Cha Cha Cha is a Latin American dance of Cuban origin, derived from a version of  Cuban Mambo called Chasse’ Mambo (chasse means “to chase”), reportedly getting its name from the sound of women’s shoes shuffling across the floor. In traditional American Rhythm style, Latin hip movement is achieved through the alternate bending and straightening […]

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Why men ballroom dance

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Or … why men SHOULD ballroom dance Off the top of my head, I can think of five main reasons men either want to or do learn how to ballroom dance.  These obviously aren’t the ONLY reasons, just common ones: Men learn to dance for their partner The first and what should be the most […]